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In What States Did Properties Sell Quickly in March–May 2016?

In the monthly REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey, the National Association of REALTORS® asks members “For the last house that you closed in the past month, how long was it on the market from listing time to the time the...

REALTORS® Median Expected Price Change in Next 12 Months, By State, Based on March-May 2016 Surveys

In the monthly REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey, the National Association of REALTORS® asks members “In the neighborhood or area where you make most of your sales, what are your expectations for residential property prices over the next year?” Among...

REALTORS® Reported Strong Buyer Traffic Amid Tight Supply in Many States in March‒May 2016

In the monthly REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) asks members to rate the past month’s buyer and seller traffic in the neighborhood or area where they make most of their sales. NAR compiles the responses...

REALTORS® Are Generally Optimistic Over the Next Six Months as of May 2016 Survey

While local market conditions vary, REALTORS® remained generally confident about the outlook over the next six months, according to the May 2016 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey Report.[1] The following maps show the REALTORS® Confidence Index—Six-Month Outlook across property types...

Economic Impact of 1031 Exchanges: A REALTOR® University Speaker Series Presentation

What is a 1031 exchange, who benefits from these transactions, and what is the economic impact of these exchanges? In a presentation in the REALTOR® University Speaker Series held recently, Dr. David Ling discussed the features of  like-kind exchanges,...